Meteorological conditions measured at our weather station as Sandy passed over Millbrook, N.Y.
Water is the No. 1 environmental concern among Dutchess County residents. Concerns range from drought and flood prevention to pollution in drinking water, streams, lakes and other water bodies.
The Hudson Valley was hit hard by repeated flooding over the past few weeks. Homes, businesses, farms, roads and bridges all were badly damaged by near-record floodwaters.
Our region's changing climate will continue to have widespread effects on our natural resources, agriculture, infrastructure, and human health.
Exploring the importance of fogwater inputs to coastal ecosystems by quantifying inputs and identifying sources (marine vs. terrestrial) of nutrients, particularly nitrogen and water.
In the northern hardwood forests in New Hampshire we are analyzing how soil freezing events cause root and microbial mortality, which can lead to increased rates of N and P mineralization and loss.
Environmental Monitoring at the Cary Institute is a long-term program designed to understand how our environment changes over time. Long-term monitoring allows us to evaluate legislation aimed at controlling pollution and climate change.
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